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Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music
     

Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

by Mark Katz
 

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ISBN-10: 0520261054

ISBN-13: 9780520261051

Pub. Date: 10/07/2010

Publisher: University of California Press


There is more to sound recording than just recording sound. Far from being simply a tool for the preservation of music, the technology is a catalyst. In this award-winning text, Mark Katz provides a wide-ranging, deeply informative, consistently entertaining history of recording's profound impact on the musical life of the past century, from Edison to the

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There is more to sound recording than just recording sound. Far from being simply a tool for the preservation of music, the technology is a catalyst. In this award-winning text, Mark Katz provides a wide-ranging, deeply informative, consistently entertaining history of recording's profound impact on the musical life of the past century, from Edison to the Internet. Fully revised and updated, this new edition adds coverage of mashups and Auto-Tune, explores recent developments in file-sharing, and includes an expanded conclusion and bibliography.

Find illustrative sound and film clips on the new companion website at www.ucpress.edu/go/capturingsound

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520261051
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
10/07/2010
Edition description:
First Edition, Revised Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
402,616
Product dimensions:
2.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction1
1Causes8
2Making America More Musical: The Phonograph and "Good Music"48
3Capturing Jazz72
4Aesthetics out of Exigency: Violin Vibrato and the Phonograph85
5The Rise and Fall of Grammophonmusik99
6The Turntable as Weapon: Understanding the DJ Battle114
7Music in 1s and 0s: The Art and Politics of Digital Sampling137
8Listening in Cyberspace158
Conclusion188
Notes193
References237
CD Tracks and Permissions263
Index265

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